How cookies are used on phe-protectionservices.org.uk
Measuring website usage (Google Analytics)
We use Google Analytics software to collect information about how you use phe-protectionservices.org.uk. We do this to help make sure the site is meeting the needs of its users and to help us make improvements.
Google Analytics stores information about:
the pages you visit on phe-protectionservices.org.uk
- how long you spend on each phe-protectionservices.org.uk page
how you got to the site
what you click on while you're visiting the site
We don't collect or store your personal information (eg your name or address) so this information can't be used to identify who you are.
We don't allow Google to use or share our analytics data.
Google Analytics sets the following cookies:
Determines the number of unique visitors to the site
This works with _utmc to calculate the average length of time you spend on our site
This works with _utmb to calculate when you close your browser
when you close your browser
This provides information about how you reached the site (eg from another website or a search engine)
GDS_successEvents and GDS_analyticsTokens
These help us identify how you use phe-protectionservices.org.uk so we can make the site better
We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages.
This is a randomly generated number that identifies your browser
When you close your browser
Lets Youtube count the views of embedded Youtube videos
e-commerce and account management
Used to differentiate between the different people using the site, and therefore which basket items and customer details to show each user. We don't use it for analytics, tracking, or marketing purposes.